New CC0 beta draft

Sep 05
Via the Creative Commons blog, Diane Peters CC’s General Counsel has introduced the latest draft of their public domain licensing / dedication tool CC0: We

Preservation of Web Resources project (JISC-PoWR) – Manchester

Aug 09
The JISC-sponsored Preservation of Web Resources project (JISC-PoWR) will be running its third and final workshop in Manchester. The series of workshops is aimed at

Research post on open content licensing at IViR

Jul 07
A quick note to say that the University of Amsterdam’s Institute for Information Law (IViR) is hiring for a junior researcher on open content licensing:

Money to develop with UK public data

Jul 04
As part of a trend for opening up publicly funded data, the Cabinet Office’s Power of Information Taskforce has set up a competition to fund

Online registration for copyright in the US now open

Jul 03
Just a quick note to say that as of 1 July the US Copyright Office is allowing online registration. From the Library of Congress NewsNet:

Preservation of Web Resources: Making a Start | JISC-PoWR | 27 June

Jun 06
I mentioned my involvement on the legal aspects of this project in an earlier post — the project is having its first event on the

New JISC project and blog – PoWR

May 20
I am happy to announce the JISC-PoWR project and blog . I’m working with the great folks at UKOLN and the University of London Computer